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Face-to-Face Meetings #1 (sign up required)

Monday, June 10, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Face-to-Face Meetings are a fantastic opportunity for content producers to meet one-on-one with leading decision makers. A signature of The Banff World Media Festival, this is your opportunity to connect with people who can help take your idea to the next level and put your TV or digital content into development.

Specifically designed to be 8-minute time slots, this program has facilitated thousands of one-on-one meetings and has led to many millions of dollars in new content.

Lottery selection opened on BANFFXchange on Friday May 3rd at 12:00 p.m. ET, and the Lottery results were run on Friday, May 10th.

General sign-up opened on BANFFXchange on Monday, May 13 at 11:00 a.m. ET and closes on Friday, June 7th at 5:00 p.m. ET.


Emily Baustien
Manager of Development, Discovery Channel and Science Channel
Discovery Channel

Brenda Bisner
Chief Content Officer

Vanessa Case
SVP Studio
VICE Canada

Michelle Daly
Senior Director, Comedy

Austin Denesuk
Creative Artists Agency

Libbie Doherty
Head of Children’s Content
ABC - Australia

Marni Goldman
Production Executive, Lifestyle Content
Corus Entertainment

Justina Hemperek
Head of Acquisitions
Beyond Distribution

Beth Iley
Director of Development
New Metric Media

Anthony Kimble
Fugitive Content

Cort Lane
SVP Animation & Family Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC

Liz Levenson
Cactus Tree Entertainment

Samantha Linton
VP Head of Original Content
Blue Ant Media

Patricia Meek
Manager, Original Content, Drama & Factual
Corus Entertainment

Sebastien Pigeon
Executive Producer & VP, Corporate Development
Aetios Productions Inc.

Chris Regina
Director, Original Series Content Acquisition

Pierre-Andre Rochat
Daro Film Distribution

Jessica Schmiedchen
Executive in Charge of Development, Unscripted Content

Larry Shuman
The Shuman Company

Philipp Steffens
Head of Fiction


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